International Management Consultants

Packaging Technology Manager

Principal Accountabilities:

•To design consumer relevant value added packaging, specific for the region while ensuring design meets the regional consumer insights and are fitting with business and marketing strategies with emphasis on high quality packaging in a timely and cost effective manner. •To issue Packaging design specifications and Bill Of Materials •To be fully knowledgeable on consumer profiles, brand frameworks, major competitors, markets, process, packaging, quality and technologies involved in areas of responsibility. •Represent packaging development in the Innovation process. •Provide structurally sound packaging and displays solutions as well as redesign existing components to provide improved retail sales performance •Responsible for transforming & translating packaging sketches and ideas into 3-D designs •Preparing package mock ups and prototypes with external vendors for presentation and following project process through to completion •Work closely with Packaging PPI (Product & Process Implementation) Technologist in factories during trial feasibility, commissioning and implementation stages •Identify globally/regionally available pack designs relevant for implementation for the Seasonal market •Coordinate regular brainstorming sessions with packaging team •Responsible for the design and development of new and innovative packaging concepts.

Education: Bachler’s Degree in Packaging or Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design. Demonstrated ability of packaging development, including different wraps and films, Paperboard, rigid plastics and corrugated cases. Working knowledge covering food safety and food hygiene programs, packaging conversion and legislation and raw materials. Experience in designing POP displays for various retail channels. Knowledge of both 2D and 3D software such as AutoCAD, Artios/Score CAD, Solidworks, Illustrator & Photoshop an asset.

Key Competencies: Action Oriented Dealing with Ambiguity Creativity Functional Technical Skills Customer Focus Priority Setting

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August 12, 2012 - Posted by | Jobs in Dubai

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